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School plantation marking the site of school no. 2414 Narraport, formerly Karyrie, opened in 1881 and closed in 1957. A polished marble plaque supported by two cement columns indicates that the plantation is dedicated to local pioneers and teachers and pupils of the school. The first tree was planted by Rev. Fr L. Sheahan on 15 September 1961 and the cairn was unveiled 20 November 1966 by Angus Currie and Roy Lee.


Address:Birchip -Wycheproof Road, Former school site, 12 km east of Birchip, Narraport, 3483
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.998889
Long: 143.04
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Trees
Monument Theme:Landscape
Approx. Event Start Date:1881
Approx. Event End Date:1957


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 20th November, 1966
Source: VMR, RHSV
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